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Format: 2014-07-26
Format: 2014-07-26
Jul 29, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power will hold a hearing on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is titled “FERC Perspectives: Questions Concerning EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan and other Grid Reliability Challenges.”  The five members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission have been invited to testify.
Jul 24, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Laboratories of Democracy:  The Economic Impacts of State Energy Policies.”  
Jul 23, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy will hold a hearing on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Modernizing the Business of Environmental Regulation and Protection.” 
Jul 2, 2014
Press Release
Today, Rep. Henry A. Waxman, Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, sent a letter to Committee Chairman Fred Upton, asking him to assert the Committee’s jurisdiction over H.R. 4012, the Secret Science Reform Act.  This bill, which the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology voted to report last week, could significantly impede implementation of multiple...
Jun 25, 2014
Press Release
The Republican-led House of Representatives in on track to mark a grim milestone today:  the 500th vote on the floor to undermine protection of the environment.  In the 112th Congress, the House Republicans voted 317 times for anti-environment positions.  In 2013, the anti-environment votes increased by 109 to 426.  Today, the House is likely to cast its 500th anti-environment...
Jun 23, 2014
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision upholding EPA’s authority to limit carbon pollution from large industrial sources:
Jun 19, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “EPA’s Proposed Carbon Dioxide Regulations for Power Plants.”  
Jun 18, 2014
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman sent a letter to Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings in advance of their hearing tomorrow on management challenges facing the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB). 
Jun 9, 2014
Bill
H.R. 724 amends the Clean Air Act (CAA) to remove a requirement for auto dealers to provide specified documentation to new car purchasers related to pollution control systems installed in their vehicle.  The legislation strikes Section 207(h)(1) of the Clean Air Act, which requires the dealer to provide a certificate to each purchaser of a new passenger car or truck certifying that the...
Jun 9, 2014
Markup
The Energy and Commerce Committee began a markup beginning on Monday, June 9, 2014.  The Committee considered of the following: H.R. 4795, the “Promoting New Manufacturing Act”;  H.R. 4801, to require the Secretary of Energy to prepare a report on the impact of thermal insulation on both energy and water use for potable hot water; H.R. 4299, the “Improving Regulatory...